The Citadel Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Charleston, SC, The Citadel is one of the best universities in the state of South Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for The Citadel in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is The Citadel.

171 Moultrie Street Charleston, SC 29409
Phone: (843) 953-5230
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: The Citadel

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 5
Score: 83
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 5
Average freshman retention rate: 82.2%
6-year graduation rate: 67.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 24
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 42.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 86.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 53
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1010-1190
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 11%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 34%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 75.2%
Financial resources rank: 13
Alumni giving rank: 1
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 27.7%

The Citadel History

Essential Facts: The Citadel

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 100%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, rifle, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Women’s scholarship sports: cross country, golf, rifle, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook